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Science: Brazil's Rio Friendliest City in the World

A study published in the New Scientist magazine says the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro is the friendliest in the world.

Society | June 20, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

Bulgarian Ship Marked John Atanasoff's Anniversary in Lisbon

Diplomats joined Wednesday a tribute to the inventor of computer John Atanasoff onboard of Bulgarian sailing boat Kaliakra in Lisbon.

Society | June 19, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Sofia Pays Tribute to Hollywood Legend Gregory Peck

Bulgarian capital Sofia's Odeon cinema pays a tribute to Hollywood legend Gregory Peck who died June 13th at the age of eighty-seven. The cinema will show June 21st- 26th Peck's movies "On the Beach" (1959) and "The Boys From Brazil" (1978).

Society | June 18, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 489

Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra with First Performance in Seoul

Bulgaria's "Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra'' will perform for the first time in Seoul Friday, local media reported.

Society | June 17, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

Ancient Cup Found at Bulgarian Border Checkpoint

Customs officers at Bulgaria's Kalotina border checkpoint found an ancient silver cup in a bus leaving Bulgaria June 11th. The cup was dated back to the 4th century B.

Society | June 16, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1208

Politicians-vs-Diplomats Charity Match Ends 4:4 in Sofia

Over BGN 50,000 was raised at the charity football match in which Bulgarian politicians faced foreign diplomats. The organizers will donate the sum to the social institutions for disabled in Bulgaria.

Society | June 15, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

Politicians Face Diplomats in Charity Football Match Today

Bulgarian politicians are set to defeat the team of diplomats in the charity football match that will kick off at 6 p.m.

Society | June 15, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 480

Whitesnake's Coverdale Throws Concert in Sofia

Legendary rock star David Coverdale from Whitesnake threw a concert in Sofia Saturday night. The musician arrived in Bulgaria a day earlier bringing his girlfriend and his son Jasper.

Society | June 14, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Graffitists Pour Color on to Sofia Square

Bulgaria's best graffitists had the opportunity to transcend their art's underground status. They freely expressed themselves and modernised the country's capital Sofia at the first graffiti festival on Saturday.

Society | June 14, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Bulgarians Become Mothers-to-Be at 30-35 Years of Age

Following the European model, Bulgarian women prefer to prove themselves as experts in a certain professional field before having children, sexologist Rumen Bostandzhiev told private national TV channel bTV.

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

Fashion: Skin Complexion During Summer Days

While a dose of sunshine and summertime activities can make most anyone feel better they can also affect the appearance of your skin.

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

Health: Children Need Extra Sunburn and Heat Protection

Experts say the time between May and August is the most dangerous for children- more than half of all injuries occur during these four months. Children are especially vulnerable to heatstroke, sunburn and dehydration.

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

Pets: Protect Your Dog Against Ultraviolet Rays

Most dogs are less likely to get sunburns than humans. A dog's coat acts as natural insulation from damaging ultraviolet light.

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

Science: Scientists Believe They Found Ancient Queen Nefertiti's Mummy

Scientists in Egypt believe they discovered the mummy of Queen Nefertiti- one of the most famous figures of ancient Egypt. This is one of three mummies discovered in a secret chamber of a tomb known as KV35 in Egypt's Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

Slavi's Joke: Offer

A Bulgarian guy went to visit a friend who lived next door and soon the two found themselves sitting drink in hand and politics as the main topic of the conversation. As one drink followed another, the subject of their conversation gradually evolved to...

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

Two Bulgarian Medals on Display at British Museum

Every visitor to the British Museum in London can see on display two medals, molded by the Bulgarian master Teodosii Antonov, born in the town of Montana, 150 kilometers north of Sofia.

Society | June 12, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

Bulgarian Culture Center Opened Doors on Broadway

A Bulgarian culture center opened inside New York's theatre core Broadway. The news was brought to Bulgaria by one of its founders - the Bulgarian actress Boryana Pavlova.

Society | June 12, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1018

Gypsy Kings Expected at Bulgarian Ethno Fiesta

Gypsy Kings will come to Bulgarian mountain resort Pamporovo in September. The celebrated musicians will take part in an ethno festival to mark the 70th anniversary of the scenic resort.

Society | June 10, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Bulgaria's "Clean Web. Breathe" Contest Kicks Off with Clean City Initiative

The fifth edition of the Bulgarian contest "BG Site 2003" with the slogan of "Clean Web. Breathe" kicked off June 8 with the cleaning of the garden in front of Sofia's "Sveti Sedmochislenici" Church.

Society | June 8, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 649

President Joined Bulgarian Children in "Flag of Peace" Holiday

Bulgarian children gathered in the country's capital Sofia to draw pictures on the asphalt as part of the "Bulgaria for Peace" assembly Saturday. Bulgaria's President Georgy Parvanov, Education Minister Vladimir Atanassov and many other top officials join

Society | June 7, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

Top Review, Concert Inaugurate Sofia Fashion Street

Bulgaria's capital main shopping Vitosha Boulevard was declared Fashion Street in a special ceremony at St Nedelya Square on Saturday. A concert of top Bulgarian pop stars Irra and Ani Lozanova mixed well with a fashion review to entertain and cheer up ov

Society | June 7, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1706
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